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Develop students’ compassion skills with this social emotional unit focused on learning the importance of having COMPASSION for others. Whether you use this unit during morning meeting or another social emotional learning time, the lessons, discussions, and student journal will engage your students in social emotional development, character education and community building. You'll experience proud teaching moments as your students develop a true understanding of empathy, compassion, and the impact of kind deeds when sparked by compassion! ❤️
This unit is included in my SEL Morning Meeting Themes Set 1 with four other themes, including kindness. The compassion unit is a great complement to the kindness theme unit. If you want a whole curriculum for social-emotional learning or morning meetings, consider the all themes bundle of 17 social-emotional learning units where you’ll save 40%.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR COMPASSION SEL MORNING MEETING THEME SET:
✨ TEACHER SUPPORT
➥ a teacher overview of the COMPASSION theme with suggested read alouds, discussion questions, activities and extension ideas, and linked online resources
➥ 15 days of printable and editable lesson plans
✅You'll have more than you need to address compassion. Pick and choose from the ideas and lessons offered to customize a unit that specifically meets your students needs, or grab the 15 days of lesson plans and print and go!
✅ Some of the suggested picture book read alouds for this unit include: Each Kindness, Stand In My Shoes, and A Sick Day for Amos McGee.
✨ BULLETIN BOARD WITH QUOTES AND KEY VOCABULARY
➥ 5 Compassion-related quotations
➥ important vocabulary with definitions: compassion, insensitive, empathy, and sympathy
➥ decorative quotation posters
- comes in color and ink-saving versions
✅ The bulletin board helps anchor important learning and growth. Displaying key vocabulary creates an established language for your unit and related quotations inspire everyone to internalize the importance of compassion. If you implement many theme units, your *growing* bulletin board becomes a display of students' learning as you add new themes!
✨ STUDENT JOURNALS
➥ cover pages with quotations and important vocabulary
➥ compassion-related discussion prompts
➥ always, sometimes, rarely self-reflection and goal setting
➥ a recipe for a more compassionate world
➥ a word web graphic organizer for brainstorming compassion synonyms
➥ template for analyzing the four qualities of empathy
➥ Venn diagram comparing empathy and sympathy
➥ 5 quotation analysis journal prompts
➥ compassion stories compare and contrast chart
✅ Student journals allow students time to process big thoughts and ideas before beginning a discussion. Student journal pages become a record of their learning that can be referenced in the future!
✨ DIGITAL COMPONENTS
➥ Compassion SEL Teacher Slides (Google Slides)
➥ Compassion SEL Notebook for Students (Google Slides)
➥ Editable Lesson Plans
✅ Implement this unit digitally or use the teacher slides to display your lessons + capture student responses to discussions.
With these COMPASSION SEL Morning Meeting Activities, you are able to incorporate social emotional development and classroom community building while targeting common themes in literature and your grade level's ELA standards. Students who experience theme-based morning meetings develop a strong understanding of themes in literature because this and other ELA skills are integrated into the morning meeting routine!
Ignite your students’ interests and growth with discussions and experiences specifically designed to strengthen their social emotional development and compassion skills!
You won't be disappointed in the time you spend with these upper elementary social emotional/morning meeting lessons!
➥ Learn more about my Framework for Theme-Based Morning Meetings and if you have any questions, please reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org or use the Q/A here!
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